Job Details

General Counsel Intern Fall **

Company name

New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jul 17,2018

Posted on

Jul 12,2018


Rensselaer, NY
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General Counsel Intern, Fall 2018 Interns will assist the Division of Legal Affairs in completing its duties. Serves public by promoting the safety, permanency and well-being of States' children, families and communities. Provides free parking and is easily reached by bus transportation. Will receive a fully immersive hands-on practical learning experience, and discover what it means to function as an attorney. Provides legal support for a vast and diverse array of topics including, juvenile justice, adoption, foster care, day care, child protective services, adult protective services, domestic violence victims' services, and general administrative concerns (e.g., Freedom of Information Law, ethics issues and contracts). Will include assisting in administrative enforcement investigations and hearings; attending administrative hearings; assisting in drafting legislation and agency rule making; review of contracts, Freedom of Information Law requests and child protective services indications; researching vital statutory issues to provide integral legal advice; and drafting significant memoranda for various issues facing. Preferred Standing 3rd Year Law Student. Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student. Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies. Strong desire to learn. Good time management. Ability to multi-task. Attention to detail. Sound written and oral skills. Schedule Hours: 20 - 30 Deadline: September 10, 2018.

Additional info

ID: 106740. Send an application, which includes providing contact information; academic background; occupational, employment and geographic preferences; and activity involvement. Upload a resume with 2-3 page writing sample illustrating writing and analytical skills and a letter of recommendation are optional.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Capital View Office Park
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144-2796
Phone: 518-473-9945

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